09 - Open & Closed Source and Creative Commons

 1. What is a Creative Commons License?

  One of copyright licenses that enable the free distribution of an otherwise copyrighted work

  License type only for software that is already installed in the hardware

   License type that gives a user the rights to access the services of the server

  License Type only for the trial versions of software

 2. Closed source software is available for the general public to use and modify from its original design free of charge.



 3. What is another name for closed source software?

  Proprietary software

  Bespoke software

  Tailor-made software

  Free software

 4. Which of the following is an open source software?





 5. It is easier for a company to profit from open source software.



 6. Closed source applications tend to be more polished than open source ones.



 7. Which of the following is an advantage of open source software?

  Regular updates provided by professionals

  You can edit the source code to customise

  Help and support provided by the developers

  It is tested more than a closed source software so it has less bugs

 8. Which one of the four Creative Commons core conditions is always included in a CC licence?

  NonCommercial (NC)

  Share Alike (SA)

  No Derivatives (ND)

  Attribution (BY)

 9. What do Creative Commons licenses allow you to do?

  Know whether the licenses for the works are current or expired.

  Use anyone's work without permission.

  Use or edit anyone's work for any reason as long as you give them credit.

  Know what type of license works are registered under.

 10. What does "All Rights Reserved" mean?

  You are free to use, edit, and sell the work.

  You can't use the work at all.

  You can use the work, but you can't change it.

  You must attribute the creator/author.

 11. You can license ideas with a CC licence.



 12. What does TASL stand for?

  Title, Author, Source, Link

  Title, Author, Site, License

  Title, Author, Source, License

  Title, Artist, Site, Link

 13. This Creative Commons License lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform only verbatim copies of your work, not derivatives works based upon it.

  Non-Commerical License

  Attribution License

  No Derivative Works License

  Share Alike License

 14. This Creative commons License lets others copy, distribute, display, and perform your work and derivative works based upon it, but for non commercial purpose.

  Share Alike License

  Share Alike License

  Non Commercial License

  No Derivative Works License

 15. Which of the following is a closed source software?





 16. The image shows some commonly used licences. The Attribution + NoDerivatives is the only one that permits commercial use.



 17. With the ability to create text documents, spreadsheets, presentations and databases, OpenOffice is a rival to Microsoft Office, which clearly influenced OpenOffice’s design.
Microsoft Office users will feel completely at home and find that OpenOffice performs just as well, if not better.



 18. What are some of the reasons (as per the Wikipedia research website) that individuals select open source?
1.lower cost
2. security
3. no vendor 'lock in'
4. better quality

  Only no. 2 - open source software is always far more 'secure' in every way

  All of the above, but it is of course a matter of opinion

  None of the above - open source software is always poorer in quality without exception

  Only no. 1 - the only benefit of open source software is that you don't have to pay!

 19. While the term "open source" applied originally only to the source code of software, it is now being applied to many other areas such as Open source ecology,a movement to decentralize technologies so that any human can use them



 20. Read the following excerpt to decide whether it is true or false
The ideology of OSS has led to the formation of many open-source communities where programmers do their best to improve the code and share it with the community. They too learn a lot from other programmers, as it is the pure passion to understand the codes and help in making it better for users.